“Peru’s forests store more CO2 than US emits in a year, research shows”

Peru southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/12/perus-forests-store-more-co2-than-us-emits-in-a-year-research-shows?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

Peru, the host for December’s UN climate change summit, stores nearly seven billion metric tons of carbon stocks, mostly in its Amazon rainforest. That’s more than US annual carbon emissions for 2013 which were calculated at 5.38 billion tons, the new research by the Carnegie Institute for Science (CIS) shows.

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I’ll be there in seven months’ time.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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